Vietnam’s first LGBT-friendly clinic provides relief from illness and prejudice

A month ago, the Binh Dan Hospital in District 3, Saigon, has opened a new clinic on its 6th floor, catering to members of the LGBT community, making it Vietnam’s first public medical facility to do so. 

[…] Vietnam is regarded highly in the region for supporting LGBT rights, having already scrapped the ban on same-sex marriage in 2014 and allowed transgender people who have undergone surgery to be registered and recognized by their new gender in 2015. However, the nation’s law does not recognize nor protect gay couples.

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